The AMA handed out No. 1 plates in addition to different awards on the 2017 Street Race Grand Championship held at Barber Motorsports Park, November 2-5.
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2017 AMA Nationwide No. 1 plates awarded at 2017 AMA Street Race Grand Championship
Joseph Blasius wins Nicky Hayden AMA Street Race Horizon Award
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The nation’s prime newbie street racers vied for AMA Nationwide No. 1 plates through the 2017 AMA Street Race Grand Championship, hosted by WERA Motorbike Roadracing, at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Ala., on Nov. 2-5.
“The expertise at this yr’s AMA Street Race Grand Championship was phenomenal and spectacular,” AMA Monitor Racing Supervisor Ken Saillant stated. “The AMA congratulates all those that walked away from the weekend with an AMA Nationwide Championship. We additionally thank Barber Motorsports Park and WERA Motorbike Roadracing for placing on a fantastic occasion at this world class venue.”
The 2017 AMA Street Race Grand Championship was held at the side of the forty fifth WERA Grand Nationwide Finals.
“WERA Motorbike Roadracing was honored to have the ability to host the 2017 AMA Street Race Grand Championships together with our forty fifth WERA Grand Nationwide Finals,” WERA proprietor Evelyne Clarke stated. “Congratulations to all of the riders who participated within the occasion and to AMA Nationwide Champions! This was a terrific addition to our occasion and thanks to all those that helped us make this attainable. We’re wanting ahead to 2018 and bringing extra champions to the game we love a lot.”
Joseph Blasius of Northville, Mich., was named the Nicky Hayden AMA Street Race Horizon Award winner, which acknowledges him because the rider who’s greatest ready for the skilled ranks, based mostly on his angle, enthusiasm and previous performances as an novice racer.
“I used to be extraordinarily shocked once I heard my identify referred to as,” stated Blasius. “As soon as I acquired up there it began to sink in, so I didn’t know what to say and my entire physique was shaking. I’m so honored and humbled as a result of I understand how prestigious this award is and now having it named after Nicky Hayden makes it imply much more.”
AMA Youth Street Racer of the Yr was awarded to Kayla Yaakov of Biglerville, Pa. She completed second within the AMA Light-weight Twins Superbike Novice class.
Andrew Lamoureux of Northville, Mich., was awarded AMA Novice Street Racer of the Yr after securing an AMA Nationwide Championship within the AMA 600 Superbike Novice class.
Daniel Adams of Grand Prarie, Texas, competed in numerous AMA courses on the AMA Street Race Grand Championship and was awarded the AMA VetSenior Racer of the Yr award for his prime finishes.
For extra info on the AMA Street Race Grand Championship go to, www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Racing/Street-Racing.
The next class winners have been awarded an AMA Nationwide Championship on the 2017 AMA Street Race Grand Championship:
one thousand Superbike Skilled: Alan J. Nelson, Towson, Md.
one thousand Superbike Novice: Jesse Ruehling, Savannah, Ga.
one thousand Superstock Skilled: Dustin Dominguez, Newalla, Okla.
one thousand Superstock Novice: Rhett Norman, Seneca, S.C.
600 Superbike Professional: Joseph Giannotto, Hastings, Fla.
600 Superbike Novice: Andrew Lamoureux, Northville, Mich.
600 Superstock Professional: Joseph Giannotto, Hastings, Fla.
600 Superstock Novice: Hunter Dunham, Griffin, Ga.
Components three: Tyler Scott, Emmaus, Pa.
Light-weight Twins Superbike Skilled: Chris Parrish, Previous Hickory, Tenn.
Light-weight Twins Superbike Novice: William Nash, Amherst, Va.
Light-weight Twins Superstock Skilled: Kevin Tucker, Franklin, N.C.
Light-weight Twins Superstock Novice: William Nash, Amherst, Va.